The N-SMP track opening race took place in Shanghai, China on a newly built astroturf track. The 4WD class was TQ’d by Lin Le Hua (Xray), who came in third at the recent FEMCA 1/10th off-road championships. In 2WD buggy and the Short Course class Team C’s JJ Wang put his cars on pole-position for the finals. In the first 4WD A-main Lin took the win but JJ stoke back in A2 and A3 taking the overall win in the 4WD class. Local talent 3D (Xray) came in second while Team C Hangzhou driver Xiao Bei completed the podium of the highly competitive class. In the 2WD buggy and SC class, JJ won both finals to claim a triple victory for him and Team C Racing.